The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 217 198 212
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing PPP 8 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 1.81% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 5
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +63.93%
PPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1366 1602 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.36% 29.41% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1042 1100
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region.

PPP Salary Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

PPP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PPP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
PPP
South East

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP.

1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) xDSL
2 14 (93.33%) IPsec
2 14 (93.33%) OSPF
2 14 (93.33%) BGP
2 14 (93.33%) L2TP
2 14 (93.33%) WAN
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
5 10 (66.67%) VPN
6 9 (60.00%) SSL
6 9 (60.00%) IPv4
6 9 (60.00%) Wireless
6 9 (60.00%) EIGRP
6 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (53.33%) Juniper
8 7 (46.67%) Broadband
8 7 (46.67%) F5
9 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
9 6 (40.00%) CCNP
10 5 (33.33%) Change Management
10 5 (33.33%) CCNA
10 5 (33.33%) X.21
10 5 (33.33%) DSL
10 5 (33.33%) SNMP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
1 15 (100.00%) xDSL
2 14 (93.33%) BGP
2 14 (93.33%) IPsec
2 14 (93.33%) L2TP
2 14 (93.33%) OSPF
2 14 (93.33%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 9 (60.00%) IPv4
4 9 (60.00%) SSL
4 9 (60.00%) Wireless
5 7 (46.67%) Broadband
6 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
7 5 (33.33%) DSL
7 5 (33.33%) SNMP
7 5 (33.33%) X.21
8 4 (26.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Network Management
2 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) CCIE
4 4 (26.67%) CCSP
4 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) CCIP
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 7 (46.67%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (20.00%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas
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